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eliminate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/iˈliməˌnāt/,
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eliminates, 3rd person singular present; eliminated, past participle; eliminated, past tense; eliminating, present participle;
  1. Completely remove or get rid of (something)
    • - a policy that would eliminate inflation
  2. Exclude (someone or something) from consideration
    • - the police have eliminated Larry from their inquiries
  3. Murder (a rival or political opponent)

  4. Exclude (a person or team) from further participation in a sporting competition following defeat or inadequate results
    • - the Bears were eliminated from the playoffs in the first round
  5. Remove (a variable) from an equation, typically by substituting another that is shown by another equation to be equivalent

  6. Generate or remove (a simple substance) as a product in the course of a reaction involving larger molecules

  7. Expel (waste matter) from the body


  1. extinguish: terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
  2. obviate: do away with
  3. kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
  4. rule out: dismiss from consideration or a contest; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
  5. excrete: eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
  6. remove from a contest or race; "The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"
  7. (Elimination (album)) Elimination is the debut album of New Zealand hip-hop group, the Deceptikonz released in 2002.
  8. (Elimination (arcade game)) Elimination is a four-player version of Pong by Atari Inc. subsidiary Kee Games, and designed by Steve Bristow. It was later released as Quadrapong under the Atari label .
  9. (Elimination (chemistry)) An elimination reaction is a type of organic reaction in which two substituents are removed from a molecule in either a one or two-step mechanism . ...
  10. (Elimination (logic)) In logical operator notation: where represents the logical assertion.
  11. (Eliminatory) The playoffs, postseason, or finals of a sports league are a game or series of games played after the regular season by the top competitors, to determine the league champion or a similar accolade. The term and concept are most widespread in North America.
  12. To completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists; To kill (a person or animal); To excrete (waste products); To exclude (from investigation or from further competition); To record amounts in a consolidation statement to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.^[1]
  13. (elimination) The act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off; The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition; The act of voting off or throwing off a contestant in a reality television competition; The act of discharging or excreting waste products ...
  14. (eliminatory) Tending to eliminate; Of or relating to the system through which elimination of digestive waste occurs; excretory
  15. (eliminated) A disease is no longer endemic in a given region or country, but cases still occur from sources outside that region. Rubella has been eliminated in the United States, but remains epidemic in Africa.
  16. (Elimination) Reduction to zero of the incidence of locally transmitted infection caused by Plasmodia in a defined geographical area as a result of deliberate efforts; continued intervention measures are required to prevent reintroduction.^[e]Dowdle W. ...
  17. (Elimination) The removal of alcohol from the body.
  18. (Elimination) "In most paintball game formats, when a player is hit by a paintball that breaks on them, they are eliminated from the game. Elimination is also a game format in which the goal is to simply eliminate all of the members of the opposing team(s.)"
  19. (ELIMINATION) The irreversible loss of drug from the site of measurement. Some drugs will be metabolized when passing through the liver or some other tissue that has the required set of enzymes. Others will be directly eliminated when passing through the kidney or other excretion tissues. ...
  20. (Elimination (bowel or bladder functions)) A patient is considered markedly restricted in elimination if, all or substantially all the time, he or she;
  21. (Elimination (of a disease)) The reduction of cases of a disease so that it no longer naturally exists in a particular region. ...
  22. (Elimination) A sense of pressure in the pelvis as if always needed to urinate or defecate; painful urination may also be experienced
  23. (Elimination) Being removed from the game, usually through being marked.
  24. (Elimination) Discharge of waste products from the body (urine and faeces)
  25. (Elimination) In the context of malaria, reducing all local transmission down to zero cases within a defined geographic location.